BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Ellen Holladay, senior vice president, chief information officer and operational excellence officer for Motion Industries Inc., received the 2018 Bearings Specialists Association Lifetime Achievement award.
Holladay joined Motion in 1990 as manager of systems planning and led the development of supply chain capabilities, according to a Motion release. She also leads the eBusiness and Operational Excellence groups within Motion.
Holladay, a BSA member since 2000, began her leadership work there as information technology and logistics chair the following year. She has continued to hold leadership roles since, including first vice president in 2010 and president in 2011.
Holladay received the award during the association's 2018 annual convention April 28-May 1 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs, Fla. A recipient of the lifetime achievement award must have been a member or participating manufacturer of BSA for at least 25 years, attended BSA events, remained actively involved in association affairs and demonstrated leadership in the industry, according to the BSA.